- 25 Feb
VICE PRESIDENT JOSEPH N.BOAKAI COMMENDS THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN LIBERIA FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Office of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai Capitol Building, Monrovia, Liberia
From the Desk of Atty. George K. Saah, Director Media Relations (0886-514-462)
Monrovia, February 10, 2016-
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has commended the United Methodist Church in Liberia for the meaningful contributions the UMC continues to make towards the development of the Country in many areas including health, education and community services, describing the UMC as one of the pillars of the Liberian Nation.
Vice President Boakai said the United Methodist Church in Liberia and its partners remain committed to the development of the Country and cited the level of support given by the UMC to the people and government of Liberia during the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, according to a release from the Office of the Vice President.
Vice President Boakai was speaking Wednesday in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County during the 183rd Session of the Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. The Vice President was specially invited by the outgoing Bishop of the UMC, John G.Innis, who described Vice President Boakai as a good friend of the United Methodist Church.
Speaking to the Conference, Vice President Boakai said, he was taking advantage of the invitation extended him to the conference to recognize the many contributions the Methodist Church has made in Liberia and pointed out that he was educated in a United Methodist School and has Methodism in his education.
Bishop Innis described the UMC partnership with the Government of Liberia as ‘strong”, a release from the Office of the Vice President said.